Saturday, December 28, 2013
Noah T. Leask of Ishpi Information Technologies (DBA ISHPI) was selected as one of the CEO of the Year award winners in the prestigious 2013 CEO World Awards. CEO World Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring CEOs and companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin-America. The coveted CEO World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in leader-ship, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, CEO case studies, and customer satisfaction pro-grams from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups. This year, more than 200 CEO’s and more than 30 judges from a broad spectrum of industries from around the world participated in the selection of awardees and their scoring deter-mined the 2013 CEO World Award winners.
Noah T. Leask is a Service Disabled Veteran with more than 10 years of wartime service in the U.S. Navy conducting global operations supporting National Defense where he played a critical role in providing the Nation and the U.S. Navy with Cyber, Information, Signals, and Information Technology Dominance as a deployed member of the U.S. Naval Security Group Com-mand afloat and ashore. Leask has been recognized as a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2013 National Small Business Award Winner, the 2013 South Carolina Small Business Person of the Year, a two-time Top 10 American Indian Entrepreneur by Inc. Magazine (No. 1 in South Carolina 2011-2012), a National Leader in job creation, and as the SBA 2009 Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year for South Carolina and the Southeast Region for his work in support of veterans, wounded warriors and veteran-owned businesses nationwide. He was honored as one of the 2010 Charleston Regional Business Journals “Forty under 40” which acknowledges recipients as the future of the community and celebrates their commitment to professional, personal and philanthropic endeavors, including a well-rounded lifestyle that focuses on work and community.
“I’m honored at being recognized as a winner by CEO World Awards,” said Leask. “It is a blessing be able to create jobs in our great nation and build a healthy thriving company. With the help of this recognition and our many outstanding ISHPI employees and partners we will continue to work to create more and meet our client’s missions.”